A city, that lies at the heart of the Chettinad region, in the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is famous for the business community of Nattukottai Chettiar's, spicy Chettinad cuisine and a host of educational institutions.
P.Chidambaram, the Minister of Home Affairs, in the Indian Govt, hails from this city.
Sameer: Hey, let's plan a trip to Karaikudi.
Doug: Where the fuck is that?
Sameer: It's a famous city in Southern India.